Capital Formation and Economic Development: Studies in the Economic Development of India, 1st Edition (Paperback) book cover

Capital Formation and Economic Development

Studies in the Economic Development of India, 1st Edition

Edited by P. N. Rosenstein-Rodan


158 pages

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First published in 1964, this series of studies, compiled by the India team of Centre of International Studies at MIT, represents an important contribution to methods in planning for development, which will be of relevance to all those working in the field, irrespective of country. The results are demonstrated on examples taken from the Third Five-Year Plan and from some of the papers which underlay it.

Table of Contents

1. The Mathematical Framework of the Third Five-Year Plan 2. Alternative Numerical Models of the Third Five-Year Plan of India 3. An Outline of a Method for Programme Evaluation 4. The Use of Shadow Prices in Programme Evaluation 5. Choice Elements in Intemporal Planning 6. Capital Formation: A Theoretical and Empirical Analysis 7. An Approach to a Multi-Sectoral Intemporal Planning Model 8. A Simple Optimising Planning Model 9. An Appraisal of Alternative planning Models 10. The Existence of an Optimum Savings Programme

About the Series

Routledge Library Editions: Development

Routledge Library Editions: Development will re-issue works which address economic, political and social aspects of development. Published over more than four decades these books trace the emergence of development as one of the most important contemporary issues and one of the key areas of study for modern social science.

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Subject Categories

BISAC Subject Codes/Headings:
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Economic Development
BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Development / Sustainable Development